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ABC
Sep 20, 2012 11:35pm PDT
nightmare, abc's dan harris spends 48 hours in solitary confinement. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," no way out. september 20th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, tonight, across this country, some 80,000 prisoners are locked in solitary confinement. prison reformers pushed it as a humane alternative to hanging, almost 200 years ago. but some modern reformers think it is pure torture. practice has led to congressional hearings, u.n. reports, inmate hunger strikes. to better understand the toll of forced solitude, abc's dan harris volunteered to spend 48 hours in the hole. >> reporter: i'm cuffed and stuffed in the back of a sheriff's vehicle. >> right in front of you. turn around, put your hands -- >> reporter: this is everybody's worst nightmare. >> come on this way, please. >> reporter: the further we get into this, the more real it feels. >> look up at the camera, please. >> everything you need for your spell upstairs. shoes, a blanket. >> reporter: i
ABC
Sep 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
this labor day weekend. dan harris continues his vacation this morning. we're happy to welcome back dan abrams. our legal analyst and expert who's filling in. >> and both of us are wearing our team robin bracelets. many of you know our good friend lost her mother a few days ago. we want to pass on to you that her family is planning a small, private service and robin is set to begin treatment later this week. >> after yesterday's show, so many people reaching out on twitter and elsewhere asking how you can help. we have all of the information on our website. go to gma.yahoo.com/robin. you can get updates. learn how to get a bracelet. even how to become a bone marrow donor yourself. >> it's so quick to sign up. painless, and of course, we're all thinking about robin and her family right now. >> absolutely. >>> but there are other stories. only two months now until election day and both sides ratcheting up the rhetoric. barnstorming battleground states this weekend. so, what does the president have planned for his big convention this week? >>> also, another brutal brawl in an nfl preseason
ABC
Sep 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
-wife. how heidi klum is reacting. >>> dan harris in search of the most adorable creatures of the world, trying to solve the great mystery of the red panda. >>> we'll introduce you to this unwitting security guard. you know what, this looks just like the tree house i built with my dad. (girl) really? yeah. there you go. okay, i'm gonna work on the roof. dad, i'll be right back! (announcer) it's more than just that great peanut taste, choosing jif is a simple way to show someone how much you care. you made that for me? well you're making this for me. (announcer) choosey moms, and dads, choose jif. smoky eyes look amazing. but creating them? that's a whole different story. almay intense i-color smoky-i kit. first, sweep the smoky eye color across your lid. then add the crease accentuating shade and a highlight under your brow. only from almay. only for me. [ male announcer ] through every sniffle, ache, and pain, she's been there. and so have walgreens' over-the-counter products. so you know you're getting something you can trust. and that's especially important now that it's your turn to
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 11:35pm PDT
ships with billions of dollars at stake. abc's dan harris reports. >> reporter: it's a friday afternoon in the middle of the indian ocean, one of the busiest shipping lanes on earth, an area infested with somali pirates. at the top of your screen, you can see a pirate 65 heading toward this american shipping vessel. >> i'll give you a weapon. stand by. >> reporter: the commercial ship is carrying a crew of american security guards, former navy seals. >> okay, let's go. the team leader orders a warning shot. go ahead. warning shot. but look what happens instead, a massive blast of gunfire. the pirate ship is perhaps hit or killed, crashes into the side of the ship. by the time it was over, an unknown number of pirates may have been killed or injured. this video offers a rare glimpse inside a largely hidden war, being fought between somali pirates and private security companies, with american lives and billions of dollars at stake. now allegations that these maritime mercenaries are out of control. allegations that are even coming from people inside the industry. >> we absolutely fear tha
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 11:35pm PDT
's dan harris decided to hit the golden arches and see how a little menu math might change the way americans chow down. >> reporter: americans spend $100 billion a year on fast food. we consume three burgers a week on average. so, will we start making healthier choices once mcdonald's starts posting how many calories are in its meals, as they've just announced they will do beginning next week? this put us in the mood to do an experiment. step one, i'm going to go in this mcdonald's and make my dream order. this is very exciting for me. i love burgers. double quarterpounder with cheese. large fries. and a vanilla shake. some of the calorie information mcdonald's will be posting is quite surprising. the big mac is not the biggest source of calories, just 550. that'sless than the double quarterpounder with cheese at 750. the highest calorie food on the menu isn't even a burger. it's the big breakfast with hot cakes. 1,090. what's the damage in my bag? grand total, 1,950 calories. now, step two in this little experiment. how much time will it take me to burn off 1,950 calories on this
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 11:35pm PDT
and detached father. abc's dan harris sat down with both chopras to discuss the film. >> reporter: deepak chopra, spiritual teacher to stars like kim kardashian, 50 cent and lady gaga. >> the most influential person in my life. >> reporter: and the author of 67 books is revered by millions. but not, apparently, by his own son. >> he's meditating. >> reporter: gotham chopra, deepak's only son, is about to release a documentary called "decoding deepak," that is an up close -- >> okay, just keep filming. >> reporter: and not always flattering portrait that has some of his father's followers fuming. >> there's no ego in it. >> none whatsoever. >> yeah, right. >> reporter: in this movie, your son shows you scratching your butt, sleeping when you are meditated. obsessed with being in the public eye and detached from your own family. so, how is it that you are still on speaking terms? >> i think maybe i should get up and leave the room. >> no, it's -- i'm detached, as i said. even in the movie, i said that. my love for him is none of his business. and i would love himmer representative of that.
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with the monologue to that empty chair. here's abc's dan harris. >> i've got mr. obama sitting here. >> reporter: whether you thought it was rambling and cringeworthy -- >> what do you want me to tell romney? i can't tell him to do that. he can't do that to himself! >> reporter: -- or hilarious and brilliant -- >> i'm not going to shut up. it's my turn. >> reporter: -- there's no denying it was the most talked-about speech of either convention. and now, in an interview with his hometown paper in california, "the carmel pinecone," clint eastwood gives a blow-by-blow of how it came to be. the morning of his speech, as he flew to tampa, he still hadn't chosen his words. >> they vet most of the people, but i told them, you can't do that with me, because i don't know what i'm going to say. 15 minutes before he spoke, he arrived at the hall, still no plan. then right before he took the stage -- inspiration. there was a stool there and some fella kept asking me if i wanted to sit down. when i saw the stool sitting there, it gave me the idea. >> i just -- >> reporter: he acknowledges he stumbled a bit u
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
harris, abc news, new york. >> thank you, dan. >>> now we move on to the virus causing a health alert at one of the nation's most popular vacation spots, yosemite national park. tonight the number of patients is growing and the virus is potentially deadly. nearly 30,000 people could now be at risk. david wright is tracking it all for us. >> reporter: in one of the most beautiful places on earth, a deadly disease is lurking. yosemite rangers are warning every park visitor about an outbreak of hantavirus, spread by rodents. >> actually had a mouse run across my head! definitely scared me pretty good. >> reporter: already eight people are known to have contracted the illness. as of today, three have died -- in california, pennsylvania, and west virginia. and there may be more cases -- as far away as france. >> this outbreak appears to be unusual in terms of the number of people affected and certainly the number of deaths. >> reporter: the outbreak was first traced to the popular curry village campsite, where rodents had burrowed into the insulation of tents. officials now believe a secon
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
this great photographer. dan harris. >> finally getting his -- >> i'm having heart palpitations. i have been sending her pictures forever. i have to admit, my wife took the picture. >> wasn't the wait worth it? >> no. >> thanks, dan. >> thank you, ginger. >>> there's a big question gripping washington, d.c. this morning, not who will win the presidential election or whether hillary will run in 2016, no, it's a potential panda pregnancy at the national zoo. >> you would think that with modern technology that zooologyists would be able to give a yes or no. here's abc's john muller. >> reporter: are they or aren't they? not william and kate. it's these pandas. adored by the hoards of visitors to d.c.'s national zoo could have a new cub in a couple of weeks. the pregnancy watch is on. mei has begun building a nest. sounds like a done deal. but panda pregnancy is never a done deal until the cub is born. because they have a false phenomenon called false pregnancy. the couple who came to the u.s. in 2000, had one baby cub, seven years ago, they also have had seven false pregnancies. with ultra soun
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's the centerpiece of "the da vinci code". tonight dan harris talks to the woman who thinks she found a missing clue. >> reporter: it's a tiny faded fragment -- with eight lines of ancient script on one side and six lines on the other. >> the most exciting line in the whole fragment is the sentence "jesus said to them" -- to his disciples that is -- "jesus said to them, 'my wife --'" >> reporter: "my wife." words never before seen in any christian scripture. this scrap of papyrus was given by an anonymous collector to karen king -- a professor at harvard divinity school in 2011. king then put it in her purse and brought it down to experts in new york city as seen in this upcoming smithsonian documentary. >> like an "i" and a "c" with just a little bit of a lone over them. this is a shortened form of the name jesus. >> reporter: ultimately concluded it is real, although some experts say they disagree. even though everybody agrees the text was not written until centuries after jesus died. >> what this does not mean is that jesus had a wife. it's not evidence for us historically that jesus had a wife.
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
could go a long way toward telling us more about jesus than we ever knew. abc's dan harris has the details. >> reporter: it's a tiny, faded fragment with just eight lines of ancient script on one side and six lines on the other. >> the most exciting line in the whole fragment is the sentence, jesus said to them, to his disciples, that is, jesus said to them, my wife. >> reporter: my wife. words never before seen in any christian scripture. this scrap of papyrus was given by an anonymous collector to karen king, a professor at harvard divinity school. king then put it in her purse and brought it to experts in new york city, as seen in the upcoming smithsonian documentary. >> like an "i" and a "c," with just a little bit of a line over them. this is a shortened form of the name jesus. >> reporter: they ultimately concluded it is real. although some experts now say they disagree. either way, everybody agrees the text was not written until centuries after jesus died. >> what this does not mean is that jesus had a wife. it's not evidence for us historically that jesus had a wife. >>
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
golodryga. >> billie joe clearly not having the time of his life i'm dan harris. also coming up, these people have a much better excuse for freaking out, they have a cheetah on the hood of their vehicle, we'll tell you how this turned out coming up in our "fixation" segment. >>> tonight,s a big night in hollywood. the red carpet is rolled out. the emmy awards is lined up and a showdown is brewing for "modern family." who's going to win? predictions coming up. >>> coming up, this case is pretty extreme, little league coach accused of stalking a rival coach and his son all allegedly over a strikeout. abc's rob nelson is on the story. >> reporter: good morning, guys. youth sports organization has been dealing with the growing problem with out of control parents who take their children's sports too seriously. his team may be called the long isla island vengers but little league coach robert sanfilippo took his too name a little too far. it all started earlier this year, sane flip poe got into an altercation with rival coach john reardon and then. >> i started receiving text messages
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and their replacements have been called in some pretty amateur venues. last night was not pretty. here's dan harris. >> reporter: there are eight seconds on the clock the seattle seahawks are losing to the green bay packers. and the seattle quarterback throws a hail mary. >> fought for by tate with jennings, simultaneous. who has it? who will they give it to? touchdown! >> reporter: look at what the two replacement referees do. one of them rules it a touchdown while the other signals something entirely different. >> to me, it looks like a jennings interception. >> reporter: moments later, though. >> after further review, the call on the field stands. touchdown. the game is over. >> reporter: that set off an instant firestorm. >> this is comical to me. really. mike, i tell you, that's two of the worst calls at the end of a football game i can remember. >> reporter: the announcers complain, so does the packers' coach. >> if enever seen anything like that in all my years in football. >> and so does the quarterback. >> it's awful. that's all i'll say about it. online others post the nfl commissioner's
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
. and abc's dan harris at the outrage at the officials. >> reporter: there's eight seconds on the clock. the seattle seahawks are losing to the green bay packers. and the seattle quarterback throws a hail mary. >> fought for by tate with jennings, simultaneously. who has it? who do they give it to? touchdown. >> reporter: look at what the two replacement referees do. one of them rules it a touchdown. while the other signals something entirely different. the announcers complain. so does the packers' coach. >> i've never seen anything like it in football. >> reporter: and the players. and others broadcast the commissioner's phone number. a disagreement with paul ryan, himself a packers fan. >> give me a break. it is time to get the real refs. >> reporter: the real refs have been locked out since june, as part of a labor dispute. all season, the replacement refs the league brought in have been the source of enormous frustration. so, who are they? according to espn, the man who called touchdown is a local executive for bank of america, who has only officiated high school and junior college
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that immediately followed. here's abc's dan harris. >> now he's off the freeway. >> reporter: this afternoon, fox news was doing live coverage of a carjacking suspect fleeing police in phoenix. >> i'm just not sure about this. >> reporter: as the man pulls over on a dirt road, the anchor, shepard smith, sounds wary. >> this makes me a little nervous, i got to tell you. >> reporter: the suspect, on foot now, runs and stumbles, gun in hand. >> it's always possible the guy could be on something. >> reporter: at this point, we're going to pause the video, as the man ends his own life. on fox, however, they did not cut away in time. >> get off it. get off it! get off it! >> reporter: after a hastily-run commercial break -- an on-air apology. >> and we really messed up. and we're all very sorry. that didn't belong on tv. >> reporter: it was a particularly disastrous ending to what has become near-daily fodder for cable and local news. from the o.j. simpson slow-speed chase to the toddler bounced out of a moving suv. police officials say live coverage of high speed chases is downright dangerous. these r
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
on the planet. they are on the edge of extinction. >> dan harris traveled across the globe to place the red panda calls home. he found clues to their past closer to us. >> reporter: when the children press their noses up to the glass, captivated by these red panda cubs, they're staring into the face of a mystery. why is this animal, which once roamed vast regions of the earth now on the brink of extinction? our search for clues took us to the other side of the world, to the small sliver of the planet where red ban das can be found in the wild. these are the foot hills of the himalayan mountains. d darjeeling, india. this is one of the most successful red panda breeding centers in the world. they've hooked up male and female hoping they'll make a love connection. maybe some day those offspring can be returned to the wild. here this the foothills of another mountain range, the blue ridge mountains of tennessee. >> needless to say, i was not expecting a red panda. this is the best fossil of red pandas anywhere. >> reporter: it's the shape and size of that tooth that links this 4 to 7 million-y
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
on the waves there. then i saw this great photographer, dan harris -- >> wow, finally getting his props. >> i'm having heart palpitations. oh, my goodness. i have been sending her pictures forever. this is the first time she's included one. and i have to admit, my wife took the picture. >> dan! >> wasn't the wait worth it? >> no. >> thanks, dan. >> thank you, ginger. appreciate it. you made my morning. >>> there's a big question gripping washington, d.c. this morning, not who will win the presidential election or whether hillary will run in 2016, no, it's a potential panda pregnancy at the national zoo. >> you would think that with modern technology that zoologists would be able to give a definitive yes or no. turns out predicting panda pregnancy is not that easy. here's abc's john muller. >> reporter: are they or aren't they? all eyes are focused on the famous couple and their highly anticipated baby. no, not william and kate. the duke and duchess of cambridge, it's these popular pandas, adored by the hoards of visitors to d.c.'s national zoo, could have a new cub in a few weeks. that's righ
KOFY
Sep 7, 2012 9:00pm PDT
about with his rambling monologue to the empty chair. here's news reporter dan harris. >> mr. obama sitting here. >>reporter: whether you this the it was rambling and cringe worthy. >> what do you want me to tell romney. i can't tell him to do that. can't do that to himsel himself. >>reporter: or hilarious and brilliant. >> i'm not going to shut up. it's my turn. >>reporter: there is no denying it was the most talked about speech of either convention. and now in an interview with his hometown paper in california the carmel pine cone, klent eastwood gives a blow by blow of how it came to be. the morning of the speech as he flew to tampa he still hadn't chosen his words. they vet mess of the people said i can't do that because i don't know what i'm going to say. 15 minutes before he spoke he arrived at the hall still no plan. then right before he took the stage, inspiration. there was a stool there and some fella kept asking me if i wanted to sit down. saw the stool sitting there it gave me the idea. >> and i just. >>reporter: he acknowledges he stumbled a bit up there and
KOFY
Sep 10, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of dollars are at stake. dan harris filed this story for "nightline". >> it's a friday afternoon in the middle of the indian ocean one of the busiest shipping lanes on earth. area infested with somali pivrments you can see a pirate skiv heading to the american shipping vichlt i give you standby. >> commercial ship is carrying a crew of american security guards former navy seals. the team leader orders a warning shot. >> go ahead warning shot. but look what happens instead. massive blast of gunfire. pirates skiv driver hit or killed crashes into the side of the ship. by the time it was over and unknown number of pirates may have been killed or injured. this video offers a rare glimpse inside a largely hidden war being fought between somali pirates and private security companies. with american lives and billions of dollars at stake and now allegations that these maritime mercinaries are out of control. alleys that are even coming from people inside the industry. >> we absolutely fear that cowboy are out there. as a matter of fact i'm certain that there are. >>reporter: over
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
. they are beautiful. what do you got? >> animal facts with dan harris. >> any time we mention guinness world record, you know you're going to see something interesting. they were trying to break it for tallest human tower, which is currently six levels high and you'll notice they're all wearing padded helmets, so in case this goes awry and see how -- oh. >> down they go like dominos. hold me, bianna, please. everybody was okay. we should let you know that. >> but one more clip we want to show you. this is what happens when reporters ask the wrong question. check it out. >> e equals mc squared. get that off my face. i'll take this cantaloupe. >> oh, no. >> way to make a baby boy cry on live television. >> they say never work with babies or animals. yes, that's an example of why. >> that face is priceless. >> do we have time for one more? >> yes, okay, gratuitous cute animal shot. take a look at this. this is a panda being poked and prodded by veterinarians -- we don't have the video, i'm told. we'll show you -- keep it here, ♪ you're my obsession . ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in.
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
ears victory. today the nfl upheld that disputed decision. here's dan harris. >>reporter: there are 8 seconds on the klochblingt seahawks arelessing to the packers and quarterback throws a hail mary. >> fought for by tate with jennings simultaneous who has it. who they give it to. touch down. >>reporter: 2 replacement referee do one rules it a touch down while the other signal something entirely different. >> it feels like a jennings interception. >>reporter: moments later though. >> after final review the call on the field stands touch down. game is over. >>reporter: that sets off an instant fire storm. >> this is comical to me. really. mikie tell you that 2 of the worst calls at the end of a football game i can remember. >>reporter: announcers xlaichbility so does the packer coach. >> i have never seen anything like that in all my years in football. >>reporter: it's awful. then other packer players post the nfl commissioner phone number and launch expletive filled rant. today president obama himself weighing in saying the call was terrible. a rare point of ag
KOFY
Sep 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
's talking about the autobiograph autobiography. more on that from dan harris. >> it happened the day after then governor arnold schwarzenegger left office as governor of california. he an his wife maria shriver went to couple counseling session initiated by her. quote the minute we sat down the sayer picture turned to me and said maria wanted to come today and ask about a child. whether you fathered a child with your housekeeper mildred. i told the therapist it's true. and then according to him he started to grovel saying he had screwed up. that she was the perfect wife. and that he was still turned on by her. it didn't work. she separated from him and then filed for divorce. >> if my life was movie no one would believe it. >>reporter: in the new book called total recall which comes out next week, swats neglect said he had sex with housekeeper mildred pena in 1996 in the family guest house while maria and kids were away on conviction and he was home filming batman and robin. he says for years he tried to convince himself that her husband was the father until the boy grew up and
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 2:35am EDT
. quarterback tim tebow says he wouldn't rule out a run for office. abc's dan harris has the the story. >> reporter: if he runs he could be a strong candidate, both literally, as ill stralted ille video, shot for "vogue" magazine in an article that hits newsstand next week. in it, tee bemakes cler he is looking past his football career. there are a lot of goals and ambitionize have in life, things i went to accomplish. who knows it could be politics one day. >> at the end of the day how i define success and ability to influence others in a positive way. people will forget championships, trophies, or awards. >> tebow made similar noise as but a political career in an interview with abc's sister network, espn. i haven't ruled it out he said. now granted this potential political career is all theoretical right now. but let's game out how viable he could be. tebow is controversial with open displays of religiousity rubbing people the wrong way. he is known for come from behind victories that leave skeptics stamering. he has undeniable appeal. >> tebow! >> he has bill clinton charisma to m
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